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Photographing People from Home to the Street 1W20


Elevate the visual and conceptual standards of your photographs of people. Learn how to photograph people in a variety of situations and to transform these captured moments into resonant, universal truths. Through new assignments each week, photograph in both new and familiar situations to capture a broad range of the human experience. We will also view the work of influential photographers whose primary focus has been to capture the human spirit in a range of portrait styles.

Limit 10 students


Robin Radin

Robin Radin

Robin Radin photographs the cultural and natural landscape of Jamaica Plain, drawing from the neighborhood's diverse street life and the beauty of its green spaces. Her photographs have been published and exhibited nationally, including shows at Institute of Contemporary Art, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Anthropology, Center for Photography, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, The Dean’s Gallery at MIT and The Print Club. In 2003, she was awarded the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant in Photography. Her photographs appear in "Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories From Immigrant Kitchens", a collaboration with local writer Lynne Anderson. She has served on the board of the Jamaica Plain Arts Council for many years.

Robin earned her BFA from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and her MFA from Massachusetts College of Art & Design.

Materials & Tools:

Bring your own camera (any kind) and prepare to bring 4"x6" prints each week.